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14071: Wahl Tempoint: early green gold filled lever-filler ringtop, 9.7 cm long, no Wahl marks on metal, only Boston Safety patent dates and "18 1/8"; crisp "Grecian Border" pattern, early Sheaffer-licensed sprung lever mechanism, #2 Tempoint nib.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium stub flex • $225
12573: Wahl lever-filler: early gold filled "all metal barrel" pen in "Zigzag" pattern, 11.7 cm long, raised lever and Sheaffer-licensed sprung pressure bar; large "WAHL" marked #4 nib, elegantly engraved initials in barrel cartouche.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $250
11778: Wahl-Eversharp safety: extremely rare mottled hard rubber retracting-nib eyedropper-filler, 10.2 cm long, 14K Wahl #2 nib; not known in any ads or catalogs, these pens appear to have been made in France using US-made nibs and feeds, for European market testing. Internal spiral has been repaired.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $650
13589: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: black and pearl ringtop lever-filler, 11.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib, Personal Point screw-in nib unit, excellent color and trim plating; some separation between chunks of black and pearl on barrel, age shrinkage of celluloid over aluminum barrel liner (see details).
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine semiflex • $150
13634: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize black and pearl "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib with Personal Point screw-in system. Color is excellent, with the cap virtually pristine, the barrel evenly toned..
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $825
13366: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: oversize green and gold "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Personal Point nib unit, roller clip, rare and mysterious variant with "X" seal instead of the usual double check mark. Massive manifold Gold Seal nib, slight roughness to area around end of lever, nicks to bands at ends, shallow depression on side of barrel (probably from overenthusiastic spot polishing; not really possible to photograph). Includes matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead, has name on side, scrape marks, more heavily used than the pen.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine/VG • NIB: medium firm • $800
13223: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: lapis blue soldier-clip lever-filler, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Gold Seal, Personal Point screw-in nib unit with Gold Seal manifold nib; excellent overall appearance, lever has been polished and replated.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine rigid • $275
13009: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize black and pearl "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib with Personal Point screw-in system, "M"-marked feed. Plating is excellent, as is the color, excellent appearance but with some age shrinkage marks visible on barrel on close inspection.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine semiflex • $650
10196: Eversharp Doric: oversize black first-generation lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, roller clip, massive Gold Seal manifold nib with semistub tip, screw-in Personal Point nib assembly, feed marked "B" for broad; black is one of the less common Doric colors.
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $1200
12930: Eversharp Doric: slender full-length facetted lever-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, screw-in Personal Point nib unit, "MANIFOLD"-marked #2 nib is smooth and precise; slight waviness next to lever, exaggerated in photo.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $200
9993: Eversharp Gold Bond Doric: large green pearl marbled plunger-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, made by Wahl-Eversharp for Montgomery Wards; much less common than standard Dorics, with full Gold Bond imprints and distinctive trim band. Name on barrel, nib is slightly toothy but a good writer, all seals replaced. These "house brand" versions of classic big-name pens have become increasingly sought-after in recent years.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $450
14061: Eversharp Coronet: green pearl web lever-filler with gold filled cap with black Pyralin inserts, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, stress lines in barrel ink window do not affect function, as ink is contained by inner ink window of the section underneath; nib is marked "FLEXIBLE" but really only semiflex.
DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $425
13547: Wahl-Eversharp Doric: large black plunger-filler,13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, Personal Point section, adjustable two-tone nib, rare form of barrel ink window with scattered opaque blocks, near perfect transparency.
DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine flex • $895